DOJ Indicts Russian Attorney from Trump Tower Meeting with Obstruction of Justice
DOJ Indicts Russian Attorney from Trump Tower Meeting with Obstruction of Justice Federal prosecutors charged Natalia Veselnitskaya — the Russian attorney who met with Trump campaign officials at Trump Tower in 2016 — with obstruction of justice “In the case, the government sought to prove that Veselnitskaya’s clients had received and laundered a portion of the proceeds of a Russian tax refund fraud scheme involving corrupt Russian officials,” the news outlet added. According to Fox, the money laundering scheme was first uncovered by the late Russian legal adviser Sergei Magnitsky, who had been hired to investigate alleged theft from the Russian government, sanctioned and carried out by Russian oligarchs. She is said to have discussed lifting the Magnitsky Act sanctions during her Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr President Donald Trump Glenn Simpson said he also ran into her in court the day of the meeting, June 9, 2016. He told senators Veselnitskaya did not make him aware of her sit down with the Trump campaign officials.